sexual assault awareness
Advocacy, Sex & Relationships

Sexual Assault Awareness Month – I Ask

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the US and the theme for 2019 is ‘I Ask’. This year’s theme is all about consent…why it’s important to ask for someone’s consent, how to ask for consent and respecting if someone says “No”. What Is Consent? Consent is basically asking for someone’s permission to do something …

disability day of mourning
Advocacy

Disability Day of Mourning – March 1

MURDER – The crime of intentionally killing a person (Cambridge Dictionary). The International Disability Day of Mourning (DDoM) is recognized worldwide every year on March 1st. People across the globe join to remember persons with disabilities who were murdered by their parents/caregivers/family members. Yep…you read right…murdered…and apparently this happens often enough that there’s an actual …